On Astronomical Geomancy

On Astronomical Geomancy

Gerardus Cremonensis

Gerard of Cremona (Latin: Gerardus Cremonensis; c. 1114 – 1187) was an Italian translator of scientific books from Arabic into Latin. This is a short tract covering the twelve houses of astrology. Not really knowing about these things, I’m not sure why the title mentions Astronomy and the contents, Astrology, but there you go. I’m sure people who understand this sort of thing will get it though.

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Fortunes and Dreams

Fortunes and Dreams

Astra Cielo

A practical manual of fortune telling, divination, and the interpretation of dreams, signs, and omens. Contents: Astrology; Days of the Week; the Ancient Oracles; Napoleon’s Oraculum; Oraculum Table; Fortune Telling by Cards; Fortune Telling with Dice and Dominoes; The Science of Palmistry; Weather Prophecies; Dreams and their Interpretations, and more.

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The Progressed Horoscope

The Progressed Horoscope

Alan Leo

After seven years of investigation, Alan Leo abandoned the various methods advocated by the different schools of exoteric astrology and began adopting a system, based on his own study and experience, which was centered on what is known as the progressed horoscope. The progressed horoscope is based on the ‘Day For A Year’ system of progressing the nativity, a system first employed by the ancient Arabian astrologers.

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Astrology in a Nutshell

Astrology in a Nutshell

C. H. Webber

This ingenious compilation of Astrological Lore shows at a glance the Zodiacal Signs, their names and numbers. You will learn the terms of the signs and their rulers, clock hours and dates for casting a horoscope. Whether you are a beginner or advanced astrologer, this book will prove to be a valuable tool.

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The Mystical Qabalah

The Mystical Qabalah

Dion Fortune

Dion Fortune’s classic, The Mystical Qabalah, explores all aspects of the Qabalah, including the esoteric sciences of astrology and tarot, which form the basis of the Western Mystery Traditions. It provides a key to the practical working of this mystical system for both novice and initiate alike.

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Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

Franz Cumont

This is a study of star-worship collected from all available astrological and astronomical texts from antiquity. Cumont shows that astronomical knowledge was developed over time in the ancient Near East, eventually allowing prediction of phenomena such as the location of the planets, the phases of the moon, and eclipses. This knowledge was used as the basis of a religious system which was integrated into Greek…

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Astral Worship

Astral Worship

J. H. Hill

This is an interesting little book tracing the history of Astrology, Paganism, and Christianity. Chapters include: The Geocentric System Of Nature; The Sacred Numbers 7 And 12; The Twelve Thousand Year Cycle; The Ancient Triad; The Ancient Cosmogony; Fall And Redemption Of Man; Incarnations Of God Sol; Fable Of The Twelve Labors; Anniversaries Of Solar Worship; Personifications Of The Divisions Of Time…

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The Mysteries of Astrology and the Wonders of Magic

The Mysteries of Astrology and the Wonders of Magic

Charles W. Roback

The mysteries of astrology, and the wonders of magic: including a history of the rise and progress of astrology, and the various branches of necromancy: together with valuable directions and suggestions relative to the casting of nativities, and predictions by geomancy, chiromancy, physiognomy, etc: also narratives, anecdotes, etc. illustrative of the marvels of witchcraft, spiritual phenomena, and the results of supernatural influence.

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Tetrabiblos

Tetrabiblos

Claudius Ptolemy

Tetrabiblos (‘four books’), also known in Greek as Apotelesmatiká, and in Latin as Quadripartitum, is a text on the philosophy and practice of astrology, written in the 2nd century AD by the Alexandrian scholar Claudius Ptolemy. Ptolemy’s Almagest was an authoritative text on astronomy for more than a thousand years, and the Tetrabiblos, its companion volume, was equally influential in astrology, the study of the effects of astronomical…

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Chinese Occultism

Chinese Occultism

Paul Carus

This is an extended excerpt from a collection of essays by Paul Carus on Chinese topics. Carus discusses the I Ching and other methods of divination, the five Chinese elements (water, fire, wood, metal and earth); the Chinese Zodiac, Fung-shui, the Lo-pan, the Chinese invention of the magnetic compass, and the personification of constellations. He gives ancient near eastern parallels, and proposes…

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Astrology and Marriage

Astrology and Marriage

Sepharial

This handbook deals with the subject of marriage from the point of view of the ancient science of the Chaldeans, and shows the secret of happiness or unhappiness in the marital state with regards to planetary influence. The author deals with the broad question of marriage, harmonising factors, signs of happiness, signs of discord, the misogynist, the domestic circle, multiple marriages, existing evils and the remedy, and gives…

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The Secret Book of the Black Arts

The Secret Book of the Black Arts

Unknown

Containing All That Is Known Upon The Occult Sciences Of Demonology, Spirit Rappings, Witchcraft, Sorcery, Astrology, Palmistry, Mind Reading, Spiritualism, Table Turning, Ghosts And Apparitions, Omens, Lucky And Unlucky Signs And Days, Dreams, Charms, Divination, Second Sight, Mesmerism, Clairvoyance, Psychological Fascination, Etc. Also Giving Full Author Information About The Wonderful Arts Of Transmuting Base To Precious…

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